Business & Administration

Parish Finance & Administration

  • According to the Canons of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan, the diocesan commitment is a flat 10% of parish general operating income of the preceding three years. 
  • TITHEFORM 2022

Employment & HR

We post our open positions to the employment board at the Episcopal News Service. Please visit the job board to learn about any open positions in the Diocese of Eastern Michigan.

Questions about employment in the diocese can be directed to the Rev. Canon Michael Spencer at

  • IRS set Mileage (beginning July 1, 2022)
    • 62.5 cents per mile driven for business use
    • 22 cents per mile driven for medical, or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces
    • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
  • The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) is recommended at 6% for 2022, according to the IRS

Health Insurance

The Medical Trust
The diocese continues to offer health, vision and dental insurance coverage with the Episcopal Church Medical Trust, a division of the Church Pension Group (CPG) for eligible, active clergy and lay employees. Diocesan Canon 28.02(b), states “Each congregation shall provide health insurance through the denominational health plan for all eligible clergy and eligible lay employees.